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posted on Tue, Jan 26 2016 11:00 am by MN Music Coalition

with Silverback Colony & Mary Bue
Thursday, February 11 - 7 pm (doors)
Turf Club
1601 University Ave. W.
St. Paul, MN

Tickets: $10 advance / $12 door / $30 VIP*
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Kicking off the City of St. Paul's Year of Music, this concert will celebrate the release of the long-awaited solo album from Farewell Milwaukee front man Ben Lubeck. Joining his band will be Duluth rocker Mary Bue and Gabriel Douglas' alt-country band Silverback ColonyBenefiting the MMC's artist programs, the event will feature some of the state's hottest breakout rock and Americana artists along with guest appearances by local DJs and music celebrities. Tickets are $10 in advance, $12 at the door and $30 for a VIP ticket, which includes a pre-show happy hour where you can meet the performers and enjoy free food and drinks.
Wednesday, February 17th 6:30 pm
held at Diverse Emerging Music Organization
3530 E 28th Street Minneapolis, MN

Come and learn about how to conduct yourself in front of a live audience and collect your earnings at the end of a paid gig.  Panelists will cover the basics and share their own experiences. 

Topics covered will include, as an artist:
-How to work with sound technicians
-How to talk to the audience while on stage
-How to ask for your payment at the end of a show
-Any other tips for artists that are new to live performance
Cost: $5 / Free to MMC members & students!
5th Annual MN Music Summit
April 7-9
St. Paul, MN 
Hosted by Summit Brewery, McNally Smith College of Music and Amsterdam Bar & Hall, this 3-day conference for artists, fans & music geeks brings SXSW to St. Paul. Featuring a national keynote speaker, artist workshops, mentoring sessions, industry panels, networking events and concerts by the regions’ top musical talent. Mark your calendars!